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Financial Accountant

  • Location

    West End, London

  • Sector:

    Accounting & Finance

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £240 - £250 per day

  • Contact:

    Abigail Furlong

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  • Published:

    7 months ago

  • Duration:

    3 months

  • Startdate:


Qualified/Finalist Financial Accountant needed to join a world renowned Publishing Company. This role will be FULLY REMOTE. The ideal candidate will be qualified with strong excel skills.

The role:

  • Prepare accurate management accounts for the company's head office functions, providing financial support to department management.

  • Provide timely and accurate management support and analysis, identifying key issues including deviations from annual and quarterly plan and recommending remedial action where necessary

  • Assist in the forecasting of central departments.

  • Responsible for managing various intercompany accounts, transactions and reporting.

  • Responsibility for various central charges such as salaries, car leases, promotion costs, property costs, legal fees

  • Provide financial and business expertise to other ad-hoc projects

  • Provide assistance with month end balance sheet work.

  • Assist with audit work

  • Prepare quarterly VAT returns

  • Assist with the statutory accounts preparation.

  • Identifying and implementing improvements to the forecasting and reporting processes

The candidate:

  • A first or 2:1 degree

  • Available on a short notice period

  • Qualified CIMA/ACCA/ACA

  • 4 years relevant accounting experience

  • Strong communications and interpersonal skills and a pro-active approach to challenges

  • An ability to think outside the "box" and a desire to use financial skills to help develop and grow the business

  • High level of accuracy and attention to detail

  • Ability to work under pressure and to deadlines

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